For the first time, Ford is bringing their EcoSport to the U.S. In addition to this being an enticing SUV for those who are environmentally conscious, the car’s integration with Waze makes this an ideal vehicle for Uber and Lyft drivers – and pretty much everyone who uses Waze on a regular basis.
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Kwikset has become a leader in the smart lock space, but for some their rounded Kevo lock design was too traditional. That’s why Kwikset has come out with the Kevo Contemporary. Like with the original Kevo, the Kevo Contemporary offers a DIY smart lock solution with a neat touch-to-open feature. But instead of a traditional rounded look, the Kevo Contemporary thinks it’s hip to be square. Of course all of the features you’ve come to expect from Kevo have carried through to the Kevo Contemporary, that includes being able to use your phone as a key, the ability to track…
Virtual reality headsets have become a big focus for PC gamers in recent years, but now there’s a new method for gamers to become even more immersed in their games, and it’s not going to be what you expect.
Like most of the companies showing off their smart home products at CES, Lutron was busy showing off their continued support for Amazon Alexa. Specifically, the company announced that Lutron smart lighting and shade systems now have support for groups and routines.
It may not keep you up at night, but many of us are concerned about how our old electronics are affecting the environment. Fortunately, Dell and jewelry Nikki Reed have teamed up to come up with a new use for old Dell electronics – and that is to recycle them into jewelry.
It was only a month ago that Qualcomm held their annual Tech summit, yet Qualcomm still had a lot of announcements to make at CES today.
TCL might be known for being a budget TV brand, but their product announcements at CES indicate that they are focused on bringing even more premium features to their TV series, and that includes a major focus on HDR. To that effect, today they announced two new series of 4K UHD TVs with HDR and Dolby Vision.
TCL has just announced that they’re expanding into the world of audio with their new Alto Family of products. The first release in the product line is the TCL Roku Smart Soundbar, of course, a soundbar is a natural product progression for the growing TV brand.
One of the greatest things about technology is how swiftly features trickle down from “whoa, computers can do that?” to “all computers have that”. Touchscreens are a perfect example; they’ve gone from being expensive and poorly implemented to a must-have in any high-end laptop, and the new HP Spectre x360 15″ is taking full advantage!
Think that a 100 inch LED TV is impressive? Well, 146 inches would wipe the floor with 100 inches any day. And Samsung has just stepped up the game by introducing a 146-inch MicroLED TV, AKA The Wall at CES.
2018 is the year that you’ll be to talk to your Samsung Fridge. Samsung’s innovative Family Hub is getting an upgrade for 2018, and we can’t say that we didn’t see this one coming! To that effect, starting this year the Family Hub 3.0 fridges will be integrated into Samsung’s SmartThings ecosystem, as well as Bixby. For those who aren’t familiar with SmartThings, SmartThing’s is essentially Samsung’s own smart home control system that allows users to do everything from controlling the lights remotely to monitoring and controlling just about all of your connected smart home connected devices – including those…
People like to dress up in white for the New Year, and it seems that so does OnePlus. To that effect, they have just announced a Limited Edition Sandstone White model. The device combines the signature OnePlus Sandstone texture with a bright white hue reminiscent of the OnePlus One Silk White. The design is complemented by a red alert-slider.
Dell has reimagined their popular XPS 13 laptop and it’s more svelte than ever before. To that effect, Dell claims that it’s now the world’s smallest 13-inch laptop. It manages to do this by fitting a 13-inch InfinityEdge display inside an 11 inch frame. Weighing in at just 2.68 lbs, the new XPS 13 for 2018 is indeed smaller, 30% thinner, and lighter than its predecessor. For additional reference, its predecessor weighed about 2.93 lbs with a Quad HD touch display, so it’s shaved off nearly a quarter of a pound.
Lenovo makes what I sometimes joke are the Toyota of computer —they aren’t always flashy, but they are solid workhorses that can and will handle anything you toss their way. 2018 is bringing some new updates for the Lenovo ThinkPad lines, and whether you need a ThinkPad T, X, or L, they’ve got you covered with an impressively updated lineup!
Say goodbye to botched dye jobs, because those are about to become a thing of the past. Designed to work within the confines of a professional salon, Henkel’s Schwarzkopf Professional SalonLab ecosystem scans your hair, analyzes it, and then its Customizer machine pops out the perfect bottle of shampoo or color — customized for your specific hair type and condition.
If you could choose only one battery pack for your next long haul flight, the mophie powerstation AC should probably be it. Mophie’s powerstation AC is a high-capacity external battery with AC power as well as USB-C PD fast charging for laptops, tablets, smartphones. You heard that right, this is a battery pack that’s powerful enough to charge all your devices, and your laptop too.
Ahead of CES next week, LG is introducing a new smart TV line up, and not only do these TVs come with an advanced image processor, but they come with artificial intelligence as well. The ThinQ artificial intelligence technology will be rolled out into LG’s 2018 OLED and SUPER UHD TVs.
Mophie is no stranger to wireless charging on the iPhone – they managed to bring wireless charging to the iPhone 7 & 7 Plus before Apple integrated it into the iPhone X with their charge force cases. Their new wireless charging base, however, is an ideal solution for the iPhone X/8/8+ and other smartphones that support Qi wireless technology.
Honor has set some lofty goals with the Honor 7X, and that is to be the best budget phone of 2018. After spending some time with the Honor 7X, we can safely say that they aren’t far off from it. Priced at $199, the Honor 7X is priced to compete with the Moto G5 Plus.
If you missed last month’s Black Friday Xbox One S deal, don’t fret because Microsoft just announced several great deals that you can grab just in time for Xmas.
Ahead of CES, Samsung has announced their latest soundbar, the NW700 Sound+. The NW700 Sound+ is a premium sound bar that is wall mountable. But what really makes it unique is that it’s crazy thin and designed to match Samsung’s super-thin tellies.